The pogo stick was invented and patented in 1918 by Ger Hansburg. It was shown to FLorenz Zie led, a friend of Hansburg's in the early 19 O's who immediately hacra routine choreographed to be included in his Ziegfield follies.
Shortly after its enthusiastic reception because of the fame of the follies, hansburg formed Flybar,Inc. Which went on to become, and remains the worlds largest pogo stick manufacturer in the world.
To date, over 25 million pogos have been sold and the Flybar, Inc. pogo is constantly innovating and improving the pogo stick.